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  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Washington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"Why did you score so low on the MCAT?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"What can you offer Howard?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What can Howard offer you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What other schools have you applied to and what is your status there?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Spoke with friends who attend Howard and prayed." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Howard University is much more put together than I had thought." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing specific to Howard. D.C. traffic is pretty horrible." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"You arrive in the morning and sign in in order to determine your interview order. We then had the general and financial aid presentation. After that we sat in on the 1st years class then had lunch and the tour. After the tour most of the applicants had their interviews. While we waited for our interviews 3rd years came by and spoke to us. They were very frank and candid about their experience at Howard." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

BWI

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/31/2007

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

9 out of 10

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